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Mar 3, 2019

Goals on Initiation

Reverse shock and increase tissue perfusion:

  • Improve blood flow
    • BP (MAP >65) perfuse coronaries and brain
    • Mental status
    • End tidal CO2
    • Maybe:  urine output (if Foley present) & capillary refill time
  • Increase venous return
  • Avoid ischemia & other adverse events

Which vasopressor do I choose? It...